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English Literature

If you want to earn your bachelor’s degree in English, Mt. Hood Community College is a great place to start. In the English literature program you will study texts from around the world written in English. These texts include novels, poems, stories, essays, non-fiction, and plays.

The Experience

Program Details

If you are looking to get a bachelor’s degree in English at a local four-year university, MHCC is a great place to start. Our courses are designed to align with those university programs to help ensure your credits transfer.

Your future

When you earn a degree in English literature, your possible career paths include writing, teaching, journalism, law, or any other field involving expertise in the English language. Once you complete your associate degree at MHCC, you will be ready to continue at a four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree. You should work with your transfer school of choice and an MHCC advisor to make sure the courses you are taking at MHCC will transfer easily.

How To Get Started

You can start the English literature program during any term. Students admitted to MHCC can sign up for classes in the program after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met.

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The Mt. Hood Community College English literature program includes classes in composition, literature, Shakespeare, legends, mythology, and more.

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